Advanced Academics/Gifted & Talented

A variety of programming is offered to students who achieve at high levels or who have the potential to do so. Klein is proud to celebrate a long tradition of offering advanced level coursework and challenging activities to our students.

Programs include Gifted/Talented, Klein Prep,  Advanced Placement, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programm, AVID, Dual Credit, and various out-of-school options. Advanced Academic Services is also proud to oversee the innovative College and Career Readiness System called Path. Please visit our links for more information.

Important Information

2021-22 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Information and Application

All Klein ISD 8th, 9th, and 10th graders are eligible to apply!
Bus Transportation is provided from students' home campus to Klein Oak High School.

For more information, please contact Heather Cook, Assistant Director, Advanced Academic Services, 832-249-4718 or Elizabeth Bowling, KOHS IB Advisor, 832-484-5042. 

Please click here for the IB Application Website

 

Meet the Team

KATHLEEN PLOTT
Director
kplott@kleinisd.net
Twitter: @PlottKplott
832-249-4347

Supporting Campuses

Provides Guidance for all Advanced Academic Programs

Programs
  • Advanced Course Development
  • College Board District Contact
  • Service Design
  • Family/Community Involvement
  • G/T Placement Final Appeal

HEATHER COOK
Assistant Director
hcook@kleinisd.net
832-249-4178

Supporting Campuses

 

  • Klein High
  • Klein Cain
  • Klein Collins
  • Klein Forest
  • Klein Oak
  • Vistas
Programs
  • All High School Campus Support
  • AP
  • IB Program Evaluation
  • Dual Credit Instructional Support
  • SAT
  • PSAT
  • Duke TIP

JESSICA JASPER
Program Coordinator
jjasper1@kleinisd.net
Twitter: @Jasper_KleinTX

Supporting Campuses
  • Brill
  • Fox
  • Roth
  • Zwink
  • French
  • Hassler
  • Mahaffey
  • Metzler
  • Northampton
  • Schultz

Programs
  • G/T ELA Humanities: Elementary
  • Identification & Curriculum: Creativity
  • Project Lead the Way
  • Extracurricular: Coding & Robotics

CHELLE SALAZAR
Program Coordinator
msalazar2@kleinisd.net
Twitter: @ChelCoSalazar


Supporting Campuses
  • Benfer
  • Benignus
  • Ehrhardt
  • Haude
  • Kreinhop
  • Kuehnle
  • Lemm
  • Mittelstadt
  • Mueller
  • Theiss
  • Klein Oak (IB)
Programs
  • IB Program Support
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Social-Emotional Curriculum
  • ELA-Humanities
  • GT Summit
  • Academic Decathlon/Octathlon

GORDON SEE
Program Coordinator
gsee1@kleinisd.net
Twitter: @GordonKSee

Supporting Campuses
  • Epps Island
  • Kaiser
  • Klenk
  • McDougle
  • Bernshausen
  • Blackshear
  • Frank
  • Khorville
  • Krahn
  • Intermediate Schools (Path)
  • High Schools (AVID)
Programs
  • AVID
  • Path
  • Destination Imagination
  • Duke TIP

Aira Akutagawa
Program Coordinator
aakutagawa1@kleinisd.net  Twitter: @Akutagawa_Aira

Supporting Campuses
  • Doerre
  • Hilderabndt
  • Hofius
  • Kleb
  • Klein Intermediate
  • Krimmel
  • Schindewolf
  • Strack
  • Ulrich
  • Wunderlich
  • Greenwood Forest Elementary
  • Nitsch Elementary
  • Eiland Elementary
Programs
  • Professional Learning Co-lead
  • Intermediate G/T ELA Humanities
  • Academic Pentathlon 

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